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Offline villa66

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1969 Irish 10-pence
« on: March 30, 2012, 07:53:21 PM »
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Re: Looking backward from the Irish 10-pence
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2012, 02:51:43 PM »
Interesting "collection", thanks. :) Let me add one piece; it was issued in 2007 and honors the Croatian sculptor Ivan Meštrović ... or rather the design that he had submitted to that contest. Except it arrived too late to be considered.

The coin: http://www.flickr.com/photos/93051314@N00/1354661181/
More about the artist: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivan_Meštrović (see footnote #6)

This was a joint Croatian-Irish issue, with a 15 euro piece and a 150 kuna piece. Both were made by the Croatian Mint, proof only, for collectors. The reverse is the same for both; the obverses are similar.

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Re: Looking backward from the Irish 10-pence
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2012, 10:45:32 PM »
Thanks--very good to know this excellent design didn't go to waste.

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